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The inheritance of acquired characteristics,

Author: Paul Kammerer
Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright [©1924]
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Kammerer, Paul, 1880-1926.
Inheritance of acquired characteristics.
New York, Boni and Liveright [©1924]
(OCoLC)608374860
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kammerer
OCLC Number: 529280
Description: 414 pages illustrations, plates
Contents: A. Biological part --
I. Inherited and acquired characteristics --
II. Slaves of the past or captains of the future? --
III. The importance of breeding experiments --
IV. Experiments on butterflies --
V. Ways of changes and inheritance --
VI. After-effect only or genuine inheritance? --
VII. Experiments on beetles --
VIII. Atavisms or new characteristics? --
IX. Experiments with the midwife toad --
X. What are "hereditary characteristics"? --
XI. The controversy about the inheritance of acquired characteristics --
XII. Direct adaptability or selection? --
XIII. A problem made insoluble. XIV. The impotency of selection --
XV. Experiments on salamanders: reproduction --
XVI. Experiments on salamanders: color --
XVII. Crossing and grafting experiments --
XVIII. Mendelism and Lamarckism reconciled --
XIX. Enduring effect or number of generations --
XX. Objections and counter-objections --
XXI. Corroborations and confirmations --
XXII. The deciding experiment with Ciona --
XXIII. Body and germ plasm --
XXIV. Graft-hybrids --
XXV. Xenias and telegony --
XXVI. Why mutilations are not hereditary --
XXVII. The inheritance of mutilation consequences --
XXVIII. Inheritance experiments on plants. XXIX. Inheritance experiments on protista --
XXX. Evolution of higher beings through acquired characteristics --
XXXI. Hereditary degeneration and hereditary regeneration --
XXXII. Progression and retrogression --
XXXIII. Acquisition by the psyche and their inheritance --
XXXIV. The inheritance of diseases and immunity --
XXXV. The inheritance of alcoholism --
XXXVI. The inheritance of acquired characteristics in man. XXXVII. Inheritance of the callosities of the human sole --
XXXVIII. Summary: Facts in favor of the inheritance of acquired characteristics --
XXXIX. Summary: Facts against the inheritance of acquired characteristics --
XL. The origin of species by means of direct adaptation --
XLI. Where does evolution stand today? B. Eugenical part --
XLII. Darwinism and socialism --
XLIII. Inheritance and race theory --
XLIV. Inheritance and "melting pot" America --
XLV. Inheritance and mutual aid --
XLVI. Inheritance and agriculture --
XLVII. Inheritance and child adoption --
XLVIII. Environment and development. XLIX. Inheritance and old age --
L. Inheritance and rejuvenation --
LI. Inheritance and ductless glands --
LII. Inheritance and genius --
LIII. Productive eugenics --
LIV. Aspect.
Other Titles: Acquired characteristics, The inheritance of
Responsibility: by Dr. Paul Kammerer ... translated by A. Paul Maerker-Branden ...

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